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ó->'''Sassy:''' [[CatsAreSnarkers Hope? Sweetheart? Sassy canít breathe!]]

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* At the end of ''Film/HomewardBoundTheIncredibleJourney'', when Hope and Sassy are reunited, Hope is so overjoyed, she scoops Sassy up in her arms and gives her a big hug.
ó->'''Sassy:''' [[CatsAreSnarkers Hope? Sweetheart? Sassy canít breathe!]]

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* In ''Podcast/TheHiddenAlmanac'', this is mentioned as a hazard posed to pets by garden yetis.
-->At worst, the yetis may attempt to snuggle the chickens and name them George. Fortunately, they are easily distracted and will usually put the chicken down before it becomes annoyed.
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* WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'':

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Named after the character Lennie [[IronicName Small]], in John Steinbeck's ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', this is device is a subtrope of DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength, this arises when a large monster just wants to express their love (typically by hugging) for something much smaller than them - without being aware of how much their love is harming it. Usually played for laughs, although there are exceptions. Possibly a deconstruction/satire of the GentleGiant.

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Named after the character Lennie [[IronicName Small]], in John Steinbeck's ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', this is device is a subtrope of DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength, this arises when in which a large monster just wants to express their love (typically by hugging) for something much smaller than them - ó without being aware of how much their love is harming it. Usually played for laughs, although there are exceptions. Possibly a deconstruction/satire of the GentleGiant.



Sadly this is a bit of TruthInTelevision as children often kill small animals by accident in RealLife. This Trope is not to be be confused with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_for_the_Prevention_of_Calling_Sleeping_Car_Porters_%22George%22 naming conventions of Sleeping Car Porters.]]

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Sadly Sadly, this is a bit of TruthInTelevision TruthInTelevision, as children often kill small animals by accident in RealLife. This Trope is not to be be confused with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_for_the_Prevention_of_Calling_Sleeping_Car_Porters_%22George%22 naming conventions of Sleeping Car Porters.]]


* ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'': [[PsychopathicManchild Russia's]] treatment of [[FragileFlower Latvia]] in general, including [[AffectionateGestureToTheHead affectionate head pats]] that are implied to have ''[[BodyHorror crushed part of his spine]]'', and Russia stretching him bodily after Latvia tells him that his small size is Russia's fault. At another point, when Russia asks Latvia why he can't stop shaking in his presence and gives him a hug in an attempt to calm him down, [[GivingUpTheGhost Latvia pretty much dies of fright]]. The Sealand and Latvia Desktop mascots allude to this:

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* ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'': [[PsychopathicManchild Russia's]] treatment of [[FragileFlower Latvia]] Latvia in general, including [[AffectionateGestureToTheHead affectionate head pats]] that are implied to have ''[[BodyHorror crushed part of his spine]]'', and Russia stretching him bodily after Latvia tells him that his small size is Russia's fault. At another point, when Russia asks Latvia why he can't stop shaking in his presence and gives him a hug in an attempt to calm him down, [[GivingUpTheGhost Latvia pretty much dies of fright]]. The Sealand and Latvia Desktop mascots allude to this:

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* ''WesternAnimation/MarthaSpeaks'':
**In "Martha And The Doggie Lover", Martha explains the difference between a dog lover and a "doggie lover", being that a dog lover is simply someone who likes dogs, whereas a doggie lover is someone (usually a little kid) who likes to hug and squeeze dogs, usually resulting in [[TruthInTelevision the dog getting mad and causing the kid to become scared.]]

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': In the episode "Let He Who Is Without Sin", Jadzia Dax asks Worf why he is so uptight and restrained compared to other Klingons. He reluctantly admits that he acts like that because at the age of thirteen he was being raised on a Human colony. He ended up as the captain of a local soccer team, while a Human friend of his, Mikel, was on another. During a game between the two teams, they both went for the ball and butted heads. Worf barely noticed, but Mikel died on contact.


* In "The Middle" bookworm (and special needs kid) Brick is reading "Of Mice and Men" for the first time. "Aw, he's petting the bunny. Oh, he crushed it. Now he's comforting the woman. Oh, he killed her."

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* In "The Middle" ''Series/TheMiddle'' bookworm (and special needs kid) Brick is reading "Of Mice and Men" for the first time. "Aw, he's petting the bunny. Oh, he crushed it. Now he's comforting the woman. Oh, he killed her.""
* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': [[CloudCuckooLander Charlie]] accidentally smothers a pigeon he was hiding in his jacket. He tries to set it free during a therapy session, only for it to slam down onto the coffee table, dead. His therapist is thoroughly disturbed.


** One segment featured a giant robot coming to life and innocently harming everyone he meets; he picks up a group of people to hug and crushes them to death, splattering their guts all over himself, then picks up a dog and crushes it when he pets it. When police open fire to try to stop his apparent rampage, he decides to "play" too... and "wins".
** Another sketch features an Elmyra CaptainErsatz who is so cuteness-crazed that she traps a pegasus in a bear trap, ''hacks off his wings'', paints him pink, and [[Series/Roots1977 whips him until he accepts that his new name is Sunnymuffins]]. Definitely CrossesTheLineTwice. It was made even better when you realize the voice actor for Pegasus is Creator/WayneBrady, and the little girl is voiced by Creator/CreeSummers, who also voiced the aforementioned Elmyra and Susie Carmichael from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.

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** One segment featured a giant robot coming to life and innocently harming everyone he meets; he picks up a group of people to hug and crushes them to death, splattering their guts all over himself, then picks up a dog and crushes it when he pets it.it, splattering its guts all over himself. When police open fire to try to stop his apparent rampage, he decides to "play" too... and "wins".
** Another sketch features an Elmyra CaptainErsatz who is so cuteness-crazed that she traps upon encountering a pegasus Pegasus in a bear trap, she ''hacks off his wings'', knocks him out, paints him pink, and [[Series/Roots1977 whips him until he accepts that his new name is Sunnymuffins]]. Sunnymuffins.]] Definitely CrossesTheLineTwice. It was made even better when you realize the voice actor for Pegasus is Creator/WayneBrady, and the little girl is voiced by Creator/CreeSummers, Creator/CreeSummer, who also voiced the aforementioned Elmyra and Susie Carmichael from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.



** While he doesn't actually ''kill'' them, [=Spongebob=] himself has this behavior towards Squidward, Ms. Puff, Gary, and Barnacle Boy.

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** While he doesn't actually ''kill'' them, [=Spongebob=] [=SpongeBob=] himself has this behavior towards Squidward, Ms. Puff, Gary, and Barnacle Boy.


A subtrope of DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength, this arises when a large monster just wants to express their love (typically by hugging) for something much smaller than them - without being aware of how much their love is harming it. Usually played for laughs, although there are exceptions. Possibly a deconstruction/satire of the GentleGiant.

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A Named after the character Lennie [[IronicName Small]], in John Steinbeck's ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', this is device is a subtrope of DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength, this arises when a large monster just wants to express their love (typically by hugging) for something much smaller than them - without being aware of how much their love is harming it. Usually played for laughs, although there are exceptions. Possibly a deconstruction/satire of the GentleGiant.


** While being hugged tightly by a girl with Down Syndrome, Stewie comments "I bet this one had a bunny, but not anymore."
** Brian in an episode, ended up on the receiving end of this when a special needs kid began petting him too hard, despite Brian telling him to stop. Brian, eventually can't take it anymore and bites him, which sadly, can be TruthInTelevision in many cases like this.

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** While being hugged tightly by a girl with Down Syndrome, Stewie comments comments, "I bet this one had a bunny, but not anymore."
** Brian in an episode, ended up on the receiving end of this when a special needs kid began petting him too hard, despite Brian telling him to stop. Brian, eventually can't take it anymore and bites him, which sadly, can be TruthInTelevision in many cases like this.this (as noted in the folder below).



** A seemingly kind old woman turns out to be this type in the episode, "Gary Come Home." When Gary, the pet snail, runs away from a neglectful [=SpongeBob=], he is rescued by the old character. Before he is smothered by attention, he finds the bodies of other pet snails that she's loved to death by fattened them up with food and affection. He beats a quick path home.

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** A seemingly kind old woman turns out to be this type in the episode, "Gary Come Home." When Gary, the pet snail, runs away from a neglectful [=SpongeBob=], he is rescued by the old character. Before he is smothered by attention, he finds the bodies shells of other pet snails that she's loved to death by fattened them up with food and affection. He beats a quick path home.



* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
** Barry mistakes a girl in a cat costume as the ghost of his pet cat Mr. Whiskers and says "I'm sorry Mr. Whiskers I didn't know you couldn't breathe under water" while sobbing.
** Barry once said "Puppies can't fly, or at least mine couldn't" while holding back tears.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
A couple of instances happen in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' with [[FatIdiot Barry]]:
** Barry When he mistakes a girl in a cat costume as the ghost of his pet cat Mr. Whiskers and Whiskers, he says "I'm sorry Mr. Whiskers I didn't know you couldn't breathe under water" water!" while sobbing.
** Barry He also once said "Puppies can't fly, or at least mine couldn't" while holding back tears.


* Clara from ''WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome'' seems to be a proto-Elmyra.

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* Clara who captures Snoopy and Woodstock (naming Snoopy "Rex") from ''WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome'' seems to be a proto-Elmyra.



** Another ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' sketch features an Elmyra CaptainErsatz who is so cuteness-crazed that she traps a pegasus in a bear trap, ''hacks off his wings'', paints him pink, and [[Series/Roots1977 whips him until he accepts that his new name is Sunnymuffins]]. Definitely CrossesTheLineTwice. It was made even better when you realize the voice actor for Pegasus is Creator/WayneBrady, and the little girl is voiced by Creator/CreeSummers, who also voiced the aforementioned Elmyra and Susie Carmichael from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.
* The unnamed girl who captures Snoopy and Woodstock (naming Snoopy "Rex") in ''WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome''.

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** Another ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' Another sketch features an Elmyra CaptainErsatz who is so cuteness-crazed that she traps a pegasus in a bear trap, ''hacks off his wings'', paints him pink, and [[Series/Roots1977 whips him until he accepts that his new name is Sunnymuffins]]. Definitely CrossesTheLineTwice. It was made even better when you realize the voice actor for Pegasus is Creator/WayneBrady, and the little girl is voiced by Creator/CreeSummers, who also voiced the aforementioned Elmyra and Susie Carmichael from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.
* The unnamed girl who captures Snoopy and Woodstock (naming Snoopy "Rex") in ''WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome''.
''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.



** And in general, this tends to be the cause of some (minor) animal attacks on children - the kid starts petting the animal ''far'' too hard, or squeezing them where they shouldn't, prompting the animal to lash out as a warning, whether by scratch or bite.

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** And in general, this tends to be the cause of some (minor) animal attacks on children - the kid starts petting the animal ''far'' too hard, or squeezing them where they shouldn't, prompting the animal to lash out as a warning, whether by scratch or bite. Sadly, this often doesn't end well on the poor animal's end, as this has landed pets in animal shelters or abandoned.

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* In ''Webanimation/RWBYChibi'', when [[Webanimation/{{RWBY}} regular Ruby]] sees her Chibi counterpart, her eventual reaction is "I just wanna squeeze you 'til you pop!" Then she glomps her SuperDeformed self until the latter [[CatapultNightmare wakes up, nearly choking]].

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